Futures Movers: U.S. oil climbs as supplies tighten; Brent oil edges lower after 5-session rise

Crude-oil futures on Tuesday saw mixed trade, with international benchmark Brent crude edging lower, while the U.S. benchmark rose amid reports of falling Saudi Arabian exports. Trade talks between the U.S. and China were also being watched for further signs that could boost crude prices.

West Texas Intermediate crude oil CLH9, +0.95% gained 49 cents, or 0.9%, at $56.49 a barrel, while April Brent LCOJ9, -0.17% lost 11 cents, or 0.2%, to trade at $66.39 a barrel on the ICE Futures Europe exchange.

On Monday, U.S. markets were closed on Monday in observance of Presidents Day holiday.

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